This Holy Covenant Was Made

Author: Sylvia G. Dunstan

After a brief, arduous battle with liver cancer, Canadian Sylvia Dunstan died in 1993 at the age of 38. For thirteen years, Dunstan had served the United Church of Canada as a parish minister and prison chaplain. She is remembered by those who knew her for her passion for those in need, her gift of writing, and her love of liturgy. Sing! A New Creation Go to person page >

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First Line: This holy covenant was made
Title: This Holy Covenant Was Made
Author: Sylvia G. Dunstan
Meter: 8.8.8.8 with alleluias
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Alleluia, alleluia
Copyright: Text © 1991, GIA Publications, Inc.

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LASST UNS ERFREUEN

LASST UNS ERFREUEN derives its opening line and several other melodic ideas from GENEVAN 68 (68). The tune was first published with the Easter text "Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr" in the Jesuit hymnal Ausserlesene Catlwlische Geistliche Kirchengesänge (Cologne, 1623). LASST UNS ERFREUEN appeared…

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